Definition of Express

1. Noun. Mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system.

Exact synonyms: Express Mail
Specialized synonyms: Pony Express
Generic synonyms: Mail

2. Verb. Give expression to. "She showed her disappointment"

3. Adjective. Not tacit or implied. "Her express wish"
Similar to: Explicit, Expressed

4. Adverb. By express. "Please send the letter express"

5. Noun. Public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops. "He caught the express to New York"
Exact synonyms: Limited
Generic synonyms: Public Transport
Antonyms: Local

6. Verb. Articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise. "He uttered a curse"

7. Adjective. Without unnecessary stops. "An express shipment"
Similar to: Fast

8. Noun. Rapid transport of goods.
Exact synonyms: Expressage
Generic synonyms: Shipping, Transport, Transportation

9. Verb. Serve as a means for expressing something. "His voice carried a lot of anger"
Exact synonyms: Carry, Convey
Specialized synonyms: Measure, Quantify
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate
Related verbs: Carry, Channel, Conduct, Convey, Impart, Transmit
Derivative terms: Carry, Expressible, Expressive

10. Verb. Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.. "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"
Exact synonyms: State
Generic synonyms: Denote, Refer
Specialized synonyms: Vote, Vote
Derivative terms: Expressible

11. Verb. Manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait). "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"
Generic synonyms: Actualise, Actualize, Realise, Realize, Substantiate
Derivative terms: Expression

12. Verb. Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action. "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
Exact synonyms: Extract, Press Out
Specialized synonyms: Ream
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Derivative terms: Expression, Extract, Extractible

13. Verb. Send by rapid transport or special messenger service. "She expressed the letter to Florida"
Generic synonyms: Mail, Post, Send
Derivative terms: Expressage

Definition of Express

1. a. Exactly representing; exact.

2. n. A clear image or representation; an expression; a plain declaration.

3. v. t. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.

Definition of Express

1. Adjective. Moving or operating quickly, as a train not making local stops. ¹

2. Adjective. (comparable) Specific or precise. ¹

3. Adjective. Truly depicted; exactly resembling. ¹

4. Noun. A mode of transportation, often a train, that travels quickly or directly. ¹

5. Noun. An express rifle. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To convey or communicate; to make known or explicit. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To press, squeeze out (especially said of milk). ¹

8. Verb. (biochemistry) To translate messenger RNA into protein. ¹

9. Verb. (biochemistry) To transcribe deoxyribonucleic acid into messenger RNA. ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) The action of conveying some idea using words or actions; communication, expression. ¹

11. Noun. (obsolete) A specific statement or instruction. ¹

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Definition of Express

1. to set forth in words [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Express

1. 1. To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit. "All the fruits out of which drink is expressed." (Bacon) "And th'idle breath all utterly expressed." (Spenser) "Halters and racks can not express from thee More than by deeds." (B. Jonson) 2. To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble. "Each skillful artist shall express thy form." (E. Smith) "So kids and whelps their sires and dams express." (Dryden) 3. To give a true impression of; to represent and make known; to manifest plainly; to show in general; to exhibit, as an opinion or feeling, by a look, gesture, and especially. By language; to declare; to utter; to tell. "My words express my purpose." (Shak) "They expressed in their lives those excellent doctrines of morality." (Addison) 4. To make known the opinions or feelings of; to declare what is in the mind of; to show (one's self); to cause to appear; used reflexively. "Mr. Phillips did express with much indignation against me, one evening." (Pope) 5. To denote; to designate. "Moses and Aaron took these men, which are expressed by their names." (Num. I. 17) 6. To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package." Synonym: To declare, utter, signify, testify, intimate. Origin: Cf. OF. Espresser, expresser, L. Exprimere, expressum. See Express,; cf. Sprain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Express

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express (current term)
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Literary usage of Express

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1. Annual Report by New Hampshire Railroad Commissioners (1908)
""To what extent is express company now in competition with other ... Portsmouth, NH—Atlantic Shore Line; Grace's Wagon express; Wood's Wagon express; ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"George T. Simpson, former Attorney-General of Minnesota, was permitted to outline the result of Minnesota's investigation into the business of the express ..."

3. Report by Florida Office of Secretary of State (1909)
"Postage, express and Telegrams for Office of Secretary of State for Six Months Ending December 31, 1907. Appropriation $300.00. ..."

4. Public Utility Rates: A Discussion of the Principles and Practice Underlying by Harry Barker (1917)
"The first express service was instituted some 65 years ago — by a messenger ... Relations of express Companies. — While all these are distinctly separate ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Decline of the express companies. Harp. W. Handling explosives In mines. ... Ste also Parcel post. express rales. See express companies. expression. ..."

6. Arnould on the Law of Marine Insurance by Joseph Arnould, Edward Louis De Hart, Ralph Iliff Simey (1901)
"express WARRANTIES. SECT. Definition and Form 628—631 Fulfilment 632—636 ... AN express warranty is a stipulation inserted in express writing on the face of ..."

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